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Ziebart Celebrates 65-Year Legacy and Unveils New Initiatives at Detroit Historical Museum

New Ziebart exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum

Ziebart International Corporation commemorated its 65th anniversary with a tribute to its roots, its future, and its commitment to the community. The automotive aftercare franchise announced a partnership with Born In Detroit Apparel, LLC, featuring a specially-branded clothing line with proceeds benefiting Mission 22, a nonprofit supporting military veterans and their families.

A New Exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum:

In addition to this charitable initiative, Ziebart unveiled a new exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum, showcasing its 65-year history. The exhibit was inaugurated by Kurt Ziebart’s daughter, honoring her father’s legacy and the brand’s Detroit roots.

The celebration also introduced Ziebart’s new advertising campaign, featuring a knight mascot and the tagline “Your Vehicle’s Best Defense.” This campaign underscores Ziebart’s commitment to vehicle protection and customer service for the next 65 years and beyond.

For more details on Ziebart’s milestone celebration and initiatives, visit Ziebart’s website.

Visiting the Detroit Historical Museum:

Located in Midtown Detroit, the Detroit Historical Museum stands as a testament to the rich heritage of the Detroit region, chronicling its vibrant history and cultural significance. Situated at 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202, the museum is easily accessible and offers a fascinating journey through time.

Visitors to the museum can expect a captivating experience, delving into the life and times of Detroit through various exhibits and displays. From the city’s early beginnings to its rise as an automotive powerhouse, the museum showcases the diverse stories and milestones that have shaped Detroit’s identity.

Detroit Historical Museum

Hours, Location and Admission

The museum is open Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, visitors can enjoy free admission on select days, such as Saturday, May 4, in celebration of the opening of Kresge at 100, and Thursday, May 16, for a special evening event featuring a Black Bottom & I-375 Panel Discussion.

Admission prices are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, students, active military, and first responders, $6 for children, and $35 for a household (up to 6 adults and children with the same address). However, admission is free for Detroit Historical Society members and children under 6 years old.

For those interested in a self-led tour experience, the museum offers a self-led touring policy for educators and groups. It’s recommended to contact education staff in advance to schedule visiting times.

Accessibility and Parking

Accessibility is a priority at the Detroit Historical Museum, with complete accessibility information available on their website. Parking is conveniently located in the museum lot on Kirby St., with rates varying depending on the time of day.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a Detroit native, or a visitor to the area, a trip to the Detroit Historical Museum promises an enlightening and memorable experience. Explore the exhibits, immerse yourself in Detroit’s past, and discover the stories that have shaped this iconic city.

Museums in Metro Detroit

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